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Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'C' or better in (CVEEN 2140 AND (CVEEN 2310 OR ME EN 2550 OR AP Statistics score of 4+)) AND Full Major status in (Civil Engineering OR Construction Engineering) Corequisites: CVEEN 3315
Requirement Designation:
Quantitative Intensive BS
An introduction to the fundamental geologic and engineering properties of sills and basic soil mechanics. Topics include geologic soil processes, phase relations, grain-size distribution, clay mineralogy, clay-water interaction, consistency limits, fabric and structure, classification, compaction, swelling, shrinkage, slaking, collapse, permeability, one- and two-dimensional flow, liquefaction, consolidation and settlement, and shearing strength of cohesionless soils.